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Unformatted text preview: million being civilians Geneva convention 1949, fourth convention focus on civilians people recognized there were certain rules to war, and that they could not be set by the aggressor, but by a higher power Chronology of the Atomic bomb Germany surrenders Alamogordo Test Hiroshima detonation Russia declares war on Japan Nagasaki detonation Pacific War ends The U.S. war department attributed Russias declaration of war to Japans surrender, and not the dropping of the bombs. Dropping the atomic bombs may have been unnecessary to ending the war The fact that USSR was so close to Japan worried them and forced them into surrender Cold War Decay of the grand alliance From Yalta to Potsdam Communism (Lennin and Marx) Defining the cold War Competing visions of the world Response to Soviet and U.S. state actions Modern struggle for empire National Security defined as economic security...
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